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Why we like it: The full bleed images have a great effect as you flick through.
How we’d print it: This job is currently printed on newsprint, a simple Laserbond stock would be a cost effective alternative. For a more natural appearance 115gsm Envirocare would maintain the newsprint vibe, whilst adding a touch of quality.
How we’d print it: This booklet calls for a premium uncoated stock. The duotone images would reproduce beautifully on 120gsm Impact, plus it’s a carbon neutral stock, which feels right for this publication.
Why we like it: To give a great impression to your stakeholders, you can’t go past a well put together corporate booklet. The landscape format was a great choice too.
How we’d print it: A thick glossy stock would work well with the crisp photography and clean design. 170gsm gloss art would give this booklet a nice weight, with the bonus of extra durability.
Why we like it: The understated photography, bold type and scribbles combine to create evocative spreads.
How we’d print it: A thick, creamy uncoated stock would work well with the soft hued photography and give this publication a satisfying weight. 115gsm Envirocare would be an excellent choice.
Why we like it: One of our favourites! Bold colours, punchy illustrations and a layout that looks effortless. The designers have made a statement with this book.
Why we like it: We’re suckers for beautifully reproduced colours and this booklet truly shows off the artist’s work. Rich black is used throughout to great effect.
How we’d print it: To show the paintings in their best light a quality coated stock is a must. The images would remain sharp and vibrant on 150gsm Silk/Matt art, the silk finish imparts a nice sophisticated touch.
Why we like it: The tabs on the right are an effective and simple navigation tool. Plus dogs.
How we’d print it: We just love 170gsm gloss for corporate promotional material. If you’re going to be using your booklet a lot and passing it around, that extra durability ensures it will continue to look sharp.
Why we like it: Every page within this magazine is fresh and engaging. The designers have used typography, illustration and photography to great effect, whilst maintaining cohesion.
How we’d print it: A coated, but not glossy stock would make the bold colours pop and ensure fine details remain sharp. 150gsm Maine (silk), will provide excellent contrast for the graphics with it’s bright white and smooth surface.
Why we like it: Even in another language, you can understand the intention of this booklet. The designers have used clean layouts and illustrations to deliver an informational booklet for the Museum of Moscow.
Why we like it: This booklet it fun and whacky, just like the festival. Every page makes a statement with the creative illustrations and loud colours.
How we’d print it: The graphics call for sharp, high impact reproduction and as a festival guide it will need extra durability to withstand a lot of handling. 170gsm Gloss Art will deliver.
Why we like it: A simple colour palette and playful illustrations takes the reader on a whimsical journey through the booklet pages.
Why we like it: Annual reports can be a tough design challenge with data heavy content. The designers of this report have risen to the challenge and delivered an excellent product.
Why we like it: This promotional book showcases some stunning photography.
How we’d print it: The stock for this booklet needs to be carefully selected to ensure the bright and crisp photography is printed to a very high standard. A coated stock would work best for this style of photography, 150gsm Silk/Matt Art will produce a refined result.
Why we like it: The designers have combined photography, graphics and typography to produce a sophisticated booklet.
Why we like it: Grungy duotones and creative typography make this an annual report with a difference.
How we’d print it: A bright white stock should be selected to ensure good contrast with the yellow used within the booklet. A silk finish would be slick without too flashy, and either 150gsm Silk/Matt Art or 150gsm Maine (silk) would be a solid choice.
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